Asian Rice Salad Recipe

Long Grain and Wild Rice Blended

Salad Blessed With an Asian Touch


Asian Rice Salad Recipe that is delicious, nutritious and economical. What more could anyone want?

Rice is one of the world’s most important foods. It is is a staple food of over half the world’s population. Only wheat is grown more. In Asia, rice is synonymous with food. Half of all rice is consumed within eight miles of where it is grown!

Benefits of Rice Article

Rice is easy to prepare, it has great flexibility, and it easily absorbs flavors while retaining its texture.

Rice can be cooked in a variety of ways, including boiling, baking, roasting, frying, and pressure-cooking.

Rice dishes can be spicy or tangy, savory or sweet.

So behold: a rice salad that is delicious and wonderful to serve with a great many foods. I like to prepare and serve this rice salad with Sesame Chicken or sauteed prawns.

Asian Rice Salad


Preparation time: 30 minutes + rice cooking time. Serves 4.


Ingredients:

  • 3 cups of cooked, chilled long grain and wild rice blend from the supermarket (without enclosed seasoning packet)
  • 2/3 cup green onions, sliced on the bias into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup green peppers, julienne
  • 1/2 cup red peppers, julienne
  • 1/2 cup julienne carrots
  • 1/2 cup peas or snow peas (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted, slivered almonds or peanuts or cashews
  • 1 tablespoon fresh, minced parsley


Instructions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl

 

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed, dried red peppers

 

Instructions For Dressing:

  • Combine ingredients in a separate bowl, mixing thoroughly
  • Pour only enough dressing over rice mixture to moisten it and toss well
  • Cover and chill in the refrigerator

 

Ingredients To Serve:

  • 6 cups baby wild greens
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, sliced on the bias into 1 inch pieces

 

To Serve:

  • Portion wild greens on each plate
  • Top with rice mixture and sprinkle on chopped green onions and nuts
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Enjoy your Salad and the company of those you share it with!

Donna

"Rice is the best, the most nutritive and unquestionably the most widespread staple in the world."

Georges Auguste Escoffier